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#1: What is Copyright

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Duration: 00:10:52 - Date: Fri, 1 May 2020 22:12:10 +0200

We have a look at the history of copyright and what it actually is.

#2: Copyright and Software

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Duration: 00:10:46 - Date: Sat, 9 May 2020 22:14:13 +0200

We look at how copyright affects software and why software licenses are necessary.

#3: The History of Free and Open Source Software

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Duration: 00:14:41 - Date: Sat, 16 May 2020 22:15:41 +0200

We take a look at the history of free and open source software.

#4: What is a (FOSS) License

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Duration: 00:14:05 - Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 22:18:12 +0200

What makes a software license a free and open source license?

#5: Classic Permissive Licenses

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Duration: 00:16:19 - Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 22:19:19 +0200

We take a tour of the classic permissive licenses. This episode discusses: BSDs, MIT.

#6: Modern Permissive Licenses

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Duration: 00:11:56 - Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2020 22:20:31 +0200

We continue our tour of permissive licenses. This episode discusses: Apache License 2.0, MPL 2.0, various other permissive licenses such as WTFPL, Beerware, Unlicense, CC-0, zlib license.

#7: The GNU Licenses

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Duration: 00:20:11 - Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 22:21:43 +0200

We have a look at the GNU licenses. This episode discusses: GPL, LGPL, AGPL and GFDL.

#8: Tivoization

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Duration: 00:09:45 - Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 22:25:55 +0200

We take a look at tivoization. What is it, and why is it controversial?

#9: Patents - part 1

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Duration: 00:14:50 - Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 22:26:34 +0200

Mirko Boehm visits foss-north and talks about software patents (part 1).

#10: Patents - part 2

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Duration: 00:20:08 - Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2020 22:27:24 +0200

Mirko Boehm visits foss-north and talks about software patents (part 2).

#11: Open Projects

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Duration: 00:19:08 - Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 22:28:28 +0200

What is an open project? There is more beyond open source. We also discuss why open projects sometimes are less open. For instance when it comes to responsible disclosure and trademarks.

#12: The curl license - part 1

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Duration: 00:19:10 - Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 22:30:18 +0200

In our summer special Daniel Stenberg visits foss-north and talks about curl, the curl license, and how he picked a license for curl.

#13: The curl license - part 2

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Duration: 00:21:46 - Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 04:31:09 PM +0200

We continue our summer special with Daniel Stenberg, Mr Curl. We discuss patents, emacs, vim, rust, wolfssl and more.

#14: Choose a License

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Duration: 00:12:19 - Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:49:22 +0200

After having discussed about licenses, patents, communities and more we discuss how to choose a license. What to think about and how to reason.

#15: We have a pod

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Duration: 00:07:47 - Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 22:16:16 +0200

Announcing that we have a pod and what we will talk about during the autumn.

Home of the pod cast: https://foss-north.se/pod

The next foss-north event: https://foss-north.se/2020ii/

The original events: https://foss-gbg.se and https://foss-sthlm.se

Future topics:

  • Business Models
  • Compliance
  • Creative Commons
  • CLAs
  • Patents
  • More...

Reach us at: info@foss-north.se

Other pod casts:

#16: Compliance - part 1

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Duration: 00:09:04 - Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 09:07:43 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is the first part of three about license compliance.

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#17: Compliance - part 2

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Duration: 00:08:28 - Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:33:16 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is the second part of three about license compliance.

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#18: Compliance - part 3

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Duration: 00:14:18 - Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 17:55:24 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is the final part of three about license compliance.

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#19: Creative Commons

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Duration: 00:21:26 - Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:03:18 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This week we talk about the Creative Commons licenses.

#20: Contributor Agreements

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Duration: 00:44:30 - Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 15:07:40 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This week we talk about the contributor agreements with Catharina Maracke.

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#21: Business Models - part 1

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Duration: 00:15:45 - Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 09:45:48 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is the first episode about business models and we discuss the Services and Packaging models.

#22: Business Models - part 2

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Duration: 00:18:24 - Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 22:29:33 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is the second episode about business models and we discuss the Physical Products and Open Core models.

#23: Business Models Special - Dual Licensing with George Hosu

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Duration: 00:39:34 - Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:57:31 +0200

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is a special episode about business models where we are joined by George Hosu and discuss Dual Licensing.

George's blog: https://blog.cerebralab.com
The article that got us going: https://blog.cerebralab.com/Dual_licensing_GPL_for_fame_and_profit

Mindsdb's github: https://github.com/mindsdb/mindsdb

Javascript color logging stealing passwords and credit cards: https://medium.com/hackernoon/im-harvesting-credit-card-numbers-and-passwords-from-your-site-here-s-how-9a8cb347c5b5

Learning random numbers with neural networks: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1801.01117.pdf
Alternatively: https://ai.stackexchange.com/questions/3850/can-a-neural-network-be-used-to-predict-the-next-pseudo-random-number

And the reference for my claim of Goldman Sachs stealing GPL code and bribing the FBI to throw their coders in jail: https://cryptome.org/2014/04/goldman-sachs-code-thief.htm (but it's a sotry from a Michael Lewis book, so whatever, take it with a grain of salt.)

Example of huge **** with popular non-opensource encryption library: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROCA_vulnerability

#24: Business Models - part 3

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Duration: 00:21:12 - Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 10:56:48 +0100

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. This is the third and last episode about business models and we discuss the as-a-Service and Dual Licensing models, as well as the option of not having a business model at all.

#25: 25 Open Hardware with Javier Serrano

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Duration: 00:48:20 - Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:36:28 +0100

The foss-north crew discuss and explain copyright and licenses. In this episode, Javier Serrano joins us and discuss open hardware and how open licenses work in that space.

License

The foss-north pod is made available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license. Intro music made available under CC BY-SA by Harald Eilertsen.